The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is a great classroom novel that is sure to intrigue students. This large unit plan for The Hunger Games includes several activity packs to help guide your class through the novel. It includes a reading activity pack; a reading comprehension question pack; a vocabulary pack; a writing journal pack; a multiple-choice quiz pack; a chapter summary pack; and a list of Panem words/definitions. All packs are composed of handouts that can be copied and passed out to students. These packs contain lesson plans for The Hunger Games that are prepared for immediate classroom reproduction and use. This plan of over 300 pages is a great way to help you guide your students through The Hunger Games. The packs are also available for separate purchase (The Panem word list and the chapter summary pack can be downloaded for free at our Enflourish store). A more in-depth description of each pack can be found below:
•THE HUNGER GAMES ACTIVITY PACK: This activity pack for Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games contains reproducible handouts that will help guide teachers in reviewing literary elements as their students read the novel. The activity pack reviews literary elements such as figurative language (similes, metaphors, and personification), imagery, characterization and much more (download the sample to see a full table of contents). The worksheets all tie into the novel and are ready to copy and distribute to students. These handouts are great to help students discover and review the literary elements hidden within The Hunger Games. This unit plan includes a total of 61 pages, nineteen handouts in total (including answer keys), that are sure to be useful in any classroom teaching The Hunger Games. A few free sample activities are included in their entirety in the sample download.
•THE HUNGER GAMES READING COMPREHENSION PACK: This reading comprehension question packet for The Hunger Games contains one set of questions for each chapter of the book. Each worksheet is composed of ten to twenty short-answer questions that students can answer chronologically as they read each chapter. A teacher answer key for each chapter handout is included. The twenty-seven discussion-question handouts are ready to print, copy, and distribute to students, requiring very little teacher preparation time. In total, there are 84 pages in this pdf document, including the teacher answer-keys. Chapter 1 questions and answers are available for free within the sample download.
•THE HUNGER GAMES VOCABULARY PACK: This vocabulary activity pack for The Hunger Games contains handouts that utilize context clues as well as other handouts that utilize crossword puzzles. All handouts have been created with an aim to help students learn difficult words in each chapter. There is one context clues handout and one crossword puzzle handout for every chapter in the book. The worksheets are ready to copy and distribute to students. These handouts are great to help students preview and learn new vocabulary words before they start reading each chapter. This vocabulary pack includes a total of 54 worksheets (27 context clues handouts and 27 crossword puzzles). Samples have been provided in the free download.
•THE HUNGER GAMES WRITING JOURNAL PACK: This journal pack for The Hunger Games contains reproducible handouts that will help students connect with the reading as they complete the novel. The journal pack includes one handout for each chapter (27 handouts in total); each handout contains two writing prompts that students get to choose from; each writing prompt connects to something from the prompt’s given chapter. The worksheets, which are ready to copy and distribute, each give students much writing room on which they can place their response. These handouts are an excellent way to help students better connect to The Hunger Games. They also pave the way for group or classroom discussions. If you prefer to avoid using handouts, the prompts have also been formatted on pages that can be printed on overhead projector transparencies for easy overhead use (these pages can be found at the end of the journal pack). A sample journal is included in the free download.
•THE HUNGER GAMES MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUIZ PACK: This quiz packet for The Hunger Games contains one quiz for every chapter of the novel. Each quiz is composed of five to eight multiple choice questions. A teacher answer key for each quiz is included at the very end of the packet. The quizzes are ready to print, copy, and distribute to students immediately. A sample quiz is included in the free download.
•THE HUNGER GAMES CHAPTER SUMMARY PACK: This is a set of summaries for each chapter of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games. It contains one handout for each chapter of the book. Each handout summarizes its chapter's occurrences into a few paragraphs.
•THE HUNGER GAMES PANEM WORD LIST: The Hunger Games contains many words and definitions that only pertain to the world of Panem. Here is a list of those Panem words and their definitions. It defines terms like "tributes," "tesserae," and "the Hunger Games." It is a perfect handout to give to students prior to reading the book to help them out with comprehending the novel.